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Dear Students and Colleagues,

The memorial service for Mr. Jiang Zemin, the late President of the People's Republic of China, will be held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing at 10am on Tuesday, 6 December 2022.

Across the country from 10:00 to 10:03am people will observe a three-minute silence as a respectful tribute to President Jiang.

The University will live broadcast the memorial service at Kin Sun Square (Skylight). Students and staff of Lingnan University are requested to observe these three minutes of silence and, in line with Chinese customs, are strongly encouraged to refrain from wearing colourful clothes and holding entertainment activities on that same day. Thank you.

For relevant arrangement by HKSAR Government, please refers to:
https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/02/P2022120200665.htm


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Lingnan University confers honorary doctorates upon three distinguished individuals

17 Nov 2015

Honorary Doctorares The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan (middle, front row), Prof Roy Chung Chi-ping (3rd right, front row) and Prof James J Heckman (3rd left, front row)  with representatives of Lingnan University including Mr Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen, Chairman of the University Council (2nd right, front row), Mr Simon Ip Shing-hing, Deputy Chairman of the University Council (2nd left, front row), Mrs Loretta Suen Leung Lai-shuen, Treasurer of the University Council (1st left, front row) and President Leonard K Cheng (1st right, front row).
Honorary Doctorares The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan (middle, front row), Prof Roy Chung Chi-ping (3rd right, front row) and Prof James J Heckman (3rd left, front row)  with representatives of Lingnan University including Mr Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen, Chairman of the University Council (2nd right, front row), Mr Simon Ip Shing-hing, Deputy Chairman of the University Council (2nd left, front row), Mrs Loretta Suen Leung Lai-shuen, Treasurer of the University Council (1st left, front row) and President Leonard K Cheng (1st right, front row).
 

At the 46th Congregation held today (17 November), Lingnan University conferred honorary doctorates upon three distinguished individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in their respective professions and valuable contributions to the well-being of society. They include The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, Former Chairman of the Council, Lingnan University who was conferred Doctor of Humanities honoris causa, Prof Roy Chung Chi-ping, renowned industrialist of Hong Kong who was conferred Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa, and Prof James J Heckman, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences in 2000 who was conferred Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa.

46th Congregation 1.jpg(From left) Honorary Doctorates Prof Roy Chung Chi-ping, Prof James J Heckman and The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan.
 


 A total of 1,026 students were also awarded bachelor’s degrees, postgraduate diplomas, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees at the 46th Congregation.
 
In his address, Mr Bernard Chan expressed deep appreciation to Lingnan University on behalf of the honorary doctorate recipients.  He also encouraged graduating students, saying that “for all you studying at Lingnan – not only on undergraduate courses, but those on Master’s and Doctorate programs – I hope you will make the most of the experience and the qualities you have gained and developed here. With a strong liberal-arts background, there will be a valuable and exciting place for you in a changing and increasingly interconnected world.”
 

 

 
Please go to http://www.ln.edu.hk/news/20151022/honorary%20doctorates_2015 to read the biographies of the honorary doctorate recipients.

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